Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Pineapple flowers or pineapple lilies, the Afrikaans names for the flowers are Wildepynappel or Krulkoppie and the Zulu name is Umathunga
South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Also North America and Euro Asia
Eleven species are available
White, yellowish-green, coral to deep pink
The bulb plants will bloom for a few weeks or last up to 14 days in a vase. The seeds and fruits that form on the stem will also last up to 30 days in a vase.
Great showy flower spikes and has become fashionable in contemporary designs to insert a single flower into a design
Condition in deep cool water with added bulb flower food.
Cut circles out of transparencies to make ripples in the water
My article and bridal bouquet designs featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine
Retail florists and wholesalers are already designing, ordering and preparing their product range for Mother's Day. This is my article that I wrote for the Mother's Day Design...